It doesn't surprise me one bit.
And while the U.S. has been distracted with wars on terrorism, a fiscally disastrous year-long health care canard, and more, it has failed to heed the real concerns.
"Great powers can be defeated only by other great powers—not by nonstate terrorists or by minor powers. The U.S. needs to be careful not to pay more attention to Islamic terrorists than to emerging great powers. Here the Obama administration and Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates are getting it wrong." (ht/IF)